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Netanyahu statue toppled

A golden statue of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been given a mixed reception by onlookers as it made a brief appearance in Tel Aviv.

A golden statue of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been given a mixed reception by onlookers as it made a brief appearance in Tel Aviv.

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Israel backs draft bill to legalise settlements

Israel’s parliament has approved a draft bill to legalise thousands of Jewish settlements on privately-owned Palestinian land in the West Bank.

Israel’s parliament has approved a draft bill to legalise thousands of Jewish settlements on privately-owned Palestinian land in the West Bank.

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Israel muffles the muezzin

An Israeli ministerial committee has voted to support a bill enforcing lowering the volume of loudspeakers calling worshippers to prayer in mosques.

An Israeli ministerial committee has voted to support a bill enforcing lowering the volume of loudspeakers calling worshippers to prayer in mosques.

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Medvedev's Middle East mission - Russian PM meets Israeli and Palestinian leaders

The war in Syria, nuclear proliferation and trade have topped talks between Russia and Israel during a three day tour to the Middle East by Russian Prime Minister Dmitry…

The war in Syria, nuclear proliferation and trade have topped talks between Russia and Israel during a three day tour to the Middle East by Russian Prime Minister Dmitry…

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UNESCO moves to calm tensions with Israel

The UN’s cultural agency UNESCO has moved to try to calm tensions with Israel after the country’s cut cooperation with it on Friday.

The UN’s cultural agency UNESCO has moved to try to calm tensions with Israel after the country’s cut cooperation with it on Friday.

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Israeli cabinet holds minute's silence for Peres

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has led his cabinet in a minute’s silence following the death of former Israeli President and Prime Minister Shimon…

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has led his cabinet in a minute’s silence following the death of former Israeli President and Prime Minister Shimon…

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Israel slammed for impeachment law dubbed 'anti-Arab' by critics

Feelings are running high after Israel’s parliament passed a law giving members the right to impeach fellow MPs for incitement to violence, racism, or support for armed struggle against the…

Feelings are running high after Israel’s parliament passed a law giving members the right to impeach fellow MPs for incitement to violence, racism, or support for armed struggle against the…

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Netanyahu meets Putin in Moscow

It is the third time the Israeli prime minister has visited Russia in the last year - this time for the 25th anniversary of the resumption of diplomatic relations between the two countries.

It is the third time the Israeli prime minister has visited Russia in the last year - this time for the 25th anniversary of the resumption of diplomatic relations between the two countries.

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Israeli media reports police recommend indicting PM's wife

Israeli police have reportedly recommended bringing criminal charges against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s wife on suspicion of misusing state…

Israeli police have reportedly recommended bringing criminal charges against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s wife on suspicion of misusing state…

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Israel's new defence chief jokes about curbing his fiery nature

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his choice for defence minister, ultranationalist Avigdor Lieberman, signed a coalition agreement on Wednesday (May 25) and issued assurances that the mos

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his choice for defence minister, ultranationalist Avigdor Lieberman, signed a coalition agreement on Wednesday (May 25) and issued assurances that the mos

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Netanyahu reshuffle means Israel being taken over by 'extremists'

Reports from Israel say Benjamin Netanyahu has offered the job of defence minister to his far-right rival Avigdor Lieberman in a move to strengthen his…

Reports from Israel say Benjamin Netanyahu has offered the job of defence minister to his far-right rival Avigdor Lieberman in a move to strengthen his…

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Israel PM Netanyahu rebukes deputy military chief over Holocaust speech

The dressing down comes after Major-General Yair Golan said on the eve of the annual Holocaust Day that he saw signs in Israeli society of 'nauseating processes' that occurred in Germany 70, 80, 90 ye

The dressing down comes after Major-General Yair Golan said on the eve of the annual Holocaust Day that he saw signs in Israeli society of 'nauseating processes' that occurred in Germany 70, 80, 90 ye

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Netanyahu defends his top general after he calls for restraint

The mounting cycle of violence and scores of deaths across Jerusalem and the West Bank have brought the issue of reasonable force to the fore.

The mounting cycle of violence and scores of deaths across Jerusalem and the West Bank have brought the issue of reasonable force to the fore.

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Victims of Sara Netanyahu's 'abusive behaviour' win 39,000 euros

A man who was insulted and verbally abused by the wife of the Israeli Prime Minister has spoken out about his experience. A labour court in Jerusalem

A man who was insulted and verbally abused by the wife of the Israeli Prime Minister has spoken out about his experience. A labour court in Jerusalem

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Netanyahu pledges to protect Israel 'from predatory animals'

The whole of Israel will ultimately be fenced off for its own protection, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has vowed. Inspecting the construction of

The whole of Israel will ultimately be fenced off for its own protection, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has vowed. Inspecting the construction of

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Ban Ki Moon dismisses Netanyahu's "bolstering terrorism" accusation

The UN Secretary-General Ban Ki Moon has not taken his tongue-lashing from Israel’s leader Bejamin Netanyahu lying down. Netanyahu said Ban’s

The UN Secretary-General Ban Ki Moon has not taken his tongue-lashing from Israel’s leader Bejamin Netanyahu lying down. Netanyahu said Ban’s

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Israeli PM says UN Secretary General's words 'bolster terrorism'

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has accused UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon of bolstering terrorism with comments he made about plans to

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has accused UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon of bolstering terrorism with comments he made about plans to

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Iran hails lifting of sanctions, but US is more cautious

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has congratulated the nation following the implementation of a landmark nuclear accord and subsequent lifting of

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has congratulated the nation following the implementation of a landmark nuclear accord and subsequent lifting of

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John Kerry denounces 'acts of terrorism' against Israelis

US Secretary of State John Kerry has denounced the recent spate of knife attacks and car-rammings committed against Israelis as “acts of terrorism.”

US Secretary of State John Kerry has denounced the recent spate of knife attacks and car-rammings committed against Israelis as “acts of terrorism.”

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EU sparks row with Israel over settlement made goods labels

A row has erupted between the European Union and Israel over the labelling of products “Made in Israel.” New guidelines mean Israeli producers must

A row has erupted between the European Union and Israel over the labelling of products “Made in Israel.” New guidelines mean Israeli producers must

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Netanyahu urges US to keep pressure on Iran

Strongly opposed to the nuclear accord between world powers and the Iranians, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu appears to have accepted that

Strongly opposed to the nuclear accord between world powers and the Iranians, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu appears to have accepted that